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One Movie Marathon To Rule Them All

Wednesday, 28 July 2021, 10:33 am | Hermitage Hotel

Lord of the Rings fans have the opportunity to pull an all-nighter at the Hermitage Hotel in Aoraki/Mount Cook for a Lord of the Rings trilogy movie marathon on Friday 24 September. The hotel’s in-house cinema can seat 144 guests and will play all ... More >>

Hermitage Hotel Team Cooks to Victory Once Again

Tuesday, 14 May 2013, 1:14 pm | Hermitage Hotel

The Hermitage Hotel at Aoraki Mt Cook is once again celebrating culinary success with its award-winning chefs taking out first and third place at the Southern Light Salon Culinaire competition on Saturday (11 May 2013). More >>

Mount Cook takes diners to new culinary heights

Wednesday, 12 September 2012, 3:55 pm | Hermitage Hotel

The kitchen team at the Mt Cook Backpacker Lodge Chamois Bar & Grill in Aoraki Mt Cook is enjoying the dizzy heights of culinary success after making the finals of a prestigious ‘wild food’ competition. More >>

Aoraki Mount Cook: once in a lifetime stargazing event

Monday, 21 May 2012, 2:25 pm | Hermitage Hotel

Stargazers and visitors heading to Aoraki Mount Cook early next month will be in a great location to witness a spectacular once-in-a-lifetime astronomy event. More >>

Wedding couple get more than they bargained for

Friday, 4 May 2012, 12:56 pm | Hermitage Hotel

Everyone expects their wedding day to be memorable, but a Malaysian couple who celebrated their nuptials on Wednesday (May 2) at stunning Aoraki Mt Cook in New Zealand’s South Island truly had a day they’ll never forget. More >>

New General Manager returns to The Hermitage Hotel

Tuesday, 13 December 2011, 9:33 am | Hermitage Hotel

The lure of the stunning Aoraki Mount Cook region has seen new General Manager Nigel Harper return to The Hermitage Hotel after more than thirty years. Mr Harper took up his new role today (Monday December 12) having gained a wealth of experience at ... More >>

New General Manager at The Hermitage Hotel announced

Thursday, 27 January 2011, 2:34 pm | Hermitage Hotel

A new General Manager has been appointed to The Hermitage Hotel Aoraki Mount Cook. Steve Kirkpatrick takes up the role on February 14 bringing the experience of more than 30 years working in the international hospitality industry. More >>

Top marks for Aoraki Mount Cook LEOTC Teacher’s visit

Monday, 13 December 2010, 12:43 pm | Hermitage Hotel

Secondary teachers from around the South Island swapped their marker pens for a “magic memories” adventure tour around the Aoraki Mount Cook National Park recently to assess the area’s potential for school educational visits. More >>

Taking the time to smell the roses and name one Freda

Monday, 6 December 2010, 11:36 am | Hermitage Hotel

Tomorrow (Friday 3rd December) The Hermitage Hotel at Aoraki Mt Cook Village marks the centenary of Freda Du Faur (1882-1935), the first woman to summit Mount Cook – a feat she accomplished on December 3, 1910. More >>

Kiwi adventurers bed down in Hermitage Hotel 120 years on

Friday, 19 November 2010, 5:13 pm | Hermitage Hotel

Hermitage Hotel has welcomed adventure duo, Steve Gurney and Steve Moffat, as they take on a remarkable journey following in the footsteps of two Aoraki Mount Cook mountaineers, Marmaduke Dixon (1862-1918) and George Mannering (1862-1947). More >>

Hermitage Hotel to host new Winter Ball

Thursday, 10 June 2010, 3:36 pm | Hermitage Hotel

Aoraki Mount Cook’s Hermitage Hotel is adding some ‘sparkle’ to New Zealand’s winter calendar with its new Winter Ball next month. More >>

Hermitage Hotel to launch backpacker accommodation

Tuesday, 1 June 2010, 3:10 pm | Hermitage Hotel

Plans are underway at Aoraki Mt Cook to convert The Hermitage Hotel’s former Glencoe Lodge into a 50-room backpacker lodge and bring back the much loved Chamois Bar (pronounced Shammie). The conversion is designed to offer a more complete range of accommodation ... More >>

Dynamic duo to lead Hermitage cuisine

Wednesday, 7 April 2010, 2:50 pm | Hermitage Hotel

Media release from The Hermitage Aoraki Mount Cook 7 April 2010 Dynamic duo to lead Hermitage cuisine A new chef combination is injecting fresh flavours into one of New Zealand’s most iconic hotels. Executive Chef Paul Doyle and Executive Sous ... More >>

The Hermitage fuels up for biodiesel trial

Monday, 30 November 2009, 3:41 pm | Hermitage Hotel

An iconic New Zealand hotel is putting its money where its mouth is when it comes to environmental and social responsibility. More >>

Dream destination weddings more popular at Aoraki

Thursday, 9 April 2009, 4:03 pm | Hermitage Hotel

Love and marriage New Zealand-style is on the up and up, if weddings at Aoraki Mount Cook are anything to go by. More >>

All you need is love this February

Tuesday, 10 February 2009, 2:36 pm | Hermitage Hotel

Love is in the air this February at one of New Zealand’s most romantic retreats. More >>

Aoraki Mount Cook still national tourism icon

Monday, 17 November 2008, 3:51 pm | Hermitage Hotel

New Zealand’s outgoing tourism minister Damien O’Connor visited Aoraki Mount Cook last week. Pictured with The Hermitage Hotel General Manager Denis Callesen, Mr O’Connor reinforced Aoraki Mount Cook’s position as a national tourism icon. More >>

Dog Eats Book On NZ

Monday, 7 July 2008, 2:08 pm | Hermitage Hotel

An English couple who recently took a trip of a lifetime to New Zealand discovered their curious canine had a hankering for his own taste of 'Down Under'. More >>

Science meets entertainment, over breakfast

Tuesday, 4 March 2008, 1:29 pm | Hermitage Hotel

Press release from The Hermitage and Sir Edmund Hillary Alpine Centre, Aoraki Mount Cook 4 March 2008 More >>

Science Meets Fun Under Southern Skies

Tuesday, 11 December 2007, 10:25 am | Hermitage Hotel

A new era of hands-on learning is set to begin as New Zealand’s first full dome digital definiti® planetarium offers students the chance to study for NCEA astronomy. More >>